Archive | October, 2014

Mind Body Relationship: You Are As Old You Believe You Are

This is a fascinating article. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/26/magazine/what-if-age-is-nothing-but-a-mind-set.html?_r=0

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25 Ways To Cure Depression

This is an excellent article with some great tips and a positive outlook. http://talkdoctors.wordpress.com/2014/10/04/depression-and-the-brain-25-cures-to-consider/

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Dr. Jay Granat Develops A New Method For Counseling Athletes

Jay P. Granat, Ph.D., Psychotherapist, Author and Founder of StayInTheZone.com has developed a useful approach for counseling athletes and for helping them to reach their potential in their chosen sport. According to Granat, the author of numerous books and self-help programs including How To Get Into The Zone With Sport Psychology And Self-Hypnosis, Bedtime Stories […]

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What Is Wrong With US Tennis?

Much has been written about the lack of top male players in America. Chris Lewit, in his new book, The Secrets Of Spanish Tennis provides some insight into why the Spaniards have been so successful in this sport. The emphasis on footwork, the use of red clay, the family atmosphere and the abundance of fine […]

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Can Sports Psychology And Hypnosis Improve Confidence, Focus And Strength?

Here is a copy of an abstract I submitted to the MIT Conference On Sports Analytics Can Sport Psychology And Hypnosis Improve Confidence, Focus And Strength? New data based on research with approximately one thousand athletes show that 85% of athletes who learn a simple technique improved their strength performance by an average of 15%. […]

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Vic Braden

I was so sorry to learn about Vic Braden’s passing. I interviewed him for my weekly newspaper column several times. He was always generous, kind and helpful. He did some interesting psychological work and bio mechanical work in the sport of tennis. Vic also brought his wonderful sense of humor to the game. If you […]

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Tennis Tips: Six Simple Tips To Serve Better

Tennis players of all levels periodically struggle with their serve. If you watch a lot of tennis you can see these struggles at the high school level, the collegiate level, the weekend warrior level and the professional level. When a player is serving well, it can elevate his or her game. Conversely, if he or […]

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Dr. Jay P. Granat: 191 Newspaper Columns On Sports, Sports Psychology, Self-Help, Stress Management And Parenting

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How To Improve Your Serve In Tennis With Sports Psychology: Six Simple Tips

Tennis players of all levels periodically struggle with their serve. Once you learn the mechanics of hitting the serve, it is useful to have a mental routine to go along with your service routine and motion. Here is a simple method which many players have found helpful. 1. Walk up to the line confidently. 2. […]

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